Oregon’s New Minimum Wage Requirements!

Will you be ready?

As mentioned in our March 2nd Breaking News Alert, the minimum wage is going up. Governor Kate Brown signed the new minimum wage law on March 2, 2016. Below is a breakdown of the scheduled increases by county density:

URBAN COUNTIES:
(Includes: Portions of Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington located inside Portland’s Urban Growth Boundary)
July 1, 2016: $9.75
July 1, 2017: $11.25
July 1, 2018: $12.00
July 1, 2019: $12.50
July 1, 2020: $13.25
July 1, 2021: $14.00
July 1, 2022: $14.75


 

NON-URBAN COUNTIES:
(Includes: Baker, Coos, Crook, Curry, Douglas, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrorw, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, and Wheeler)
July 1, 2016: $9.50
July 1, 2017: $10.00
July 1, 2018: $10.50
July 1, 2019: $11.00
July 1, 2020: $11.50
July 1, 2021: $12.00
July 1, 2022: $12.50


 

ALL OTHER AREAS:
(Includes: Benton, Clatsop, Columbia, Deschutes, Hood River, Jackson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Polk, Tillamook, Wasco, and Yamhill; as well as portions of Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington located outside Portland’s Urban Growth Boundary)
July 1, 2016: $9.75
July 1, 2017: $10.25
July 1, 2018: $10.75
July 1, 2019: $11.25
July 1, 2020: $12.00
July 1, 2021: $12.75
July 1, 2022: $13.50


 

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